The Department of Foreign Languages of Professional Communication at the Faculty of Linguistics and Translation was founded in 2006, headed by Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor KB Zaitsev. The department provides teaching disciplines: English, foreign language of specialization (English), foreign language specialties, Latin at the Institute of Law, Economics and International Relations; Medical Institute; at the faculties of Linguistics and Translation, Art and Design, as well as at the Colleges of Economics, Law, and Medicine.
The teaching staff of the department is constantly improving their skills. Teachers, applicants, and graduate students of the department publish their scientific articles in journals included in the list of scientific professional publications of Ukraine: "Scientific Bulletin of the International Humanities University", "Odesa Linguistic Bulletin", "Current trends in modern philology".
Scientific work at the department is very developed because there is a scientific school in the direction: "Typology of texts and their functional features, which is supervised by Professor V. Ya. Mizetska. The result is 10 successfully defended Ph.D. theses.
The staff of the department regularly attends methodical seminars, participates in webinars held by the British Council, Cambridge Assessment English, International Language Center, Cambridge University Press.
The department annually prepares students to participate in university conferences and competitions, organizes meetings with native speakers.
List of scientific publications: https://orcid.org/0000–0001–5369–6468